The furniture used in such homes is generally very easy to maintain, sleek and classy and at the same time durable enough to last for a long time. The most striking features of the modern designs are the simple look with minimum clutter. Since there isn't too much room for furniture in such houses, they are made attractive by coloring the walls with a combination of light colors with a splash of one or more vibrant colors. All the furniture used must provide comfort and at the same time require least space and look stylish. Small houses look great with a modern form of designing.
One of the most important aspects of modern designing is the optimum utilization of available space and using furniture having multiple uses. For example, the bed must have a low platform and along with that, it can have a storage compartment. This avoids the storage of things in places like lofts, etc which do not look elegant. Another example of such utility is to use desks that are formed by making use of stylish console tables. The use of a sofa bed can solve the purpose of a sofa during the day and a bed during night time. The beds could also metal designed requiring least space and giving maximum comfort.
Contemporary home designs put to use economical yet elegant lighting in the house. Instead of the traditional system of using chandeliers, low power consuming LED lights are used. This solves the purpose of lighting up the house stylishly and the same time consuming least power possible. The lights in the living room can be sleek and simple to complement the simple furniture. Those of the kitchen should be put in areas like above the sink and on the top of the counters. This gives a very light feel to the environment.
Treat Yourself to New Home Accessories
It's official; we are experiencing one of the coldest winters in the last one hundred years. There has been lots of snow and even now that it has melted, the nights are still extremely chilly and people are staying indoors.
Traditionally winter is a time for snuggling up at home, a time for relaxing in front of warm open fires, entertaining close personal friends and having people round for dinner. These activities are much more appealing right now than going out and facing the elements.
This keenness to entertain friends in the warmth of our own homes and to spend more time there as a family, leads inexorably, to the desire to make it a more comfortable place to live in. This can be achieved quickly and easily, through the addition of rugs, throws, cushions and candles.
Placing plush, deep pile rugs on top of varnished floorboards for example will immediately warm the room, reducing droughts whilst at the same time, providing comfortable floor space upon which to cozy up with your partner in front of that warming winter fire.
Investing in quality cushions and throws can add warmth and comfort to you living room and bedroom. Available in a huge range of sizes, styles, patterns and colors they are an ideal way to add interesting details to complement your existing color scheme.
Lamplight emanating from the corners of rooms tends to feel that much warmer than the harsher overhead, central ceiling lighting. Why not invest in some contemporary lamps to warm up specific areas of your home and create a romantic, cozy and intimate ambience that comes from soft diffused lighting.